2013 Microsoft Imagine Cup: All Dreams Welcome

Since 2002, Microsoft’s Imagine Cup has served as the springboard for innovative ideas in technology.  The Imagine Cup has engaged thousands of U.S. college and high school students to generate and nurture their entrepreneurship and technology prowess.   Recent competitions have focused on technology ideas that help solve the world’s toughest problems. Now in the event’s…

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Technology Will Play Key Role in Helping the Class of 2012 Find Jobs

As college commencements have come and gone, graduates are polishing their resumes in the hopes of landing their dream job.  With the increasing popularity of digital and social media, graduates will need to incorporate job hunting techniques that go beyond the traditional methods in order to be successful in today’s job market.  Technologies such as…

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Attention Students: Purchase a Windows 7 PC and get a Free Xbox 360

Microsoft is offering a sweet deal for students shopping for a new laptop! Purchase a qualifying Windows 7 PC with a valid student ID, you get a Xbox 360 4GB console for FREE. Together, a Windows 7 PC and an Xbox 360 will provide the functionality needed to complete school assignments, as well as the…

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The results are in!

Twenty two teams traveled across the country to Microsoft’s Redmond campus to compete in the final round of competition in Microsoft’s U.S. Imagine Cup this past weekend. Each team showcased their software and game designs   to solve the world’s toughest issues, such as combating disease, improving education, ensuring environmental sustainability and reducing child mortality.  Having…

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Changing the world, one project at a time

Today is the day! Students from across the nation have descended upon Redmond, Wash., for the U.S. finals of Microsoft’s 2012 Imagine Cup competition, the world’s premier student technology competition. This year, more than 100,000 U.S. students registered for the competition and the top teams chosen will compete in the Worldwide Finals in Sydney, Australia…

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Bing Partners with Anti-Bullying Documentary “Bully”

Just in this year alone, more than 13 million kids in the U.S. reported being bullied and each month 3 million-plus students have intentionally missed school because they felt unsafe. The shocking truth is bullying affects millions of kids every single day. These startling statistics are the reason Lee Hirsch and The Weinstein Company created…

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